Ain’t Nobody Here but us Chickens!

American singer, songwriter and musician Louis Jordan was one of the greats of the swing era. A popular bandleader, he became known as the King of the Jukebox, performing duets with some of the most famous singers of the time…

The Cornish Tin Mine

Cornwall’s tin mines can be traced back to around 2000 BC, although they didn’t become a major commercial industry until the 16th century. Peaking in the 1870s, tin mining enjoyed a boom period, but this declined quickly due to competition…

February: The Garden Bird

February is traditionally the month when winter begins the gradual transition into spring. As the garden birds who have weathered the winter months are on the move, in their never-ending hunt for food, they will also begin their courtship displays…